• February 7, 2017

    Learn English And Japanese At Blue House Okinawa

      CONTRIBUTED BY JULIA O. Blue House Okinawa is an up and coming venue for a variety of events on island.  I had the pleasure of taking a beginners Japanese class and meet plenty of amazing…
  • January 31, 2017

    February 2017 Local Events Calendar

    CONTRIBUTED BY KACEY A. Here you’ll find a list of local events for the month of February. Events on the island are constantly being created and changed, so please make sure to use the contact info…
  • December 19, 2016

    Okinawa International Women’s Club

    Okinawa International Women’s Club CONTRIBUTED BY NAOMI KATO JOHNSON Okinawa International Women’s Club (OIWC) is a non-profit organization that has been around for 60 years. We are known for…
  • December 1, 2016

    December 2016 Local Events Calendar

    December 2016 Local Events Calendar CONTRIBUTED BY KACEY A. Here you’ll find a list of local events for the month of December. Events on the island are constantly being created and changed, so please…
  • October 28, 2016

    A Visit To The Futenma Shrine Caves

        CONTRIBUTED BY LOUISE DUPUY If you’ve ever driven out of Camp Foster's Legion Gate and taken a right, you’ll have passed by Futenma Shrine Caves. You may or may not have spotted…
  • October 24, 2016

    Photo of the Week: Just a Bull on a Lead

    Just a bull on a lead. #Okinawa #OkinawaHai #DailyOki #Explore #Chinen #GetOutside #Livestock #Japan A photo posted by Okinawa Hai (@okinawa_hai) on Sep 26, 2016 at 8:10pm PDT Follow us on Instagram:[email protected]_Hai
  • September 26, 2016

    Visiting Shrines & Temples in Japan

    Visiting Shrines & Temples in Japan CONTRIBUTED BY LOUISE DUPUY   The two biggest religions in Japan are Shinto and Buddhism. The former's place of worship is a shrine; the latter a temple.…
  • July 15, 2016

    Army Depot Hospital #20, Haebaru War Museum

    CONTRIBUTED BY CAPTAIN IAN This place is off the hook awesome! And by awesome, I really mean emotionally tragic. I visited Army Depo #20 with my wife and four of her colleagues (for OPSEC sake, these…
  • May 4, 2016

    Naha Dragon Boat Races

    Editor's Note: Naha Dragon Boat Races was originally published on September 16, 2012; we're pulling it from the archives for those of you who are interested in cheering on the competitors at tomorrow's…
  • March 17, 2016

    Tea Ceremony & Kokusai Street Tour via Tours+

    CONTRIBUTED BY MARISSA MATSUZAKI “Have you ever noticed how heavy the local diet is? They cook with lots of noodles, butter, pork fat, etc… yet everyone is so thin.” Our tour guide, who has…
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